Edward Connelly

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Edward Connelly
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Connelly, c. 1909
Born(1859-12-30)December 30, 1859
DiedNovember 21, 1928(1928-11-21) (aged 68)
Years active1914–28

Edward Connelly (December 30, 1859 – November 21, 1928) was an American stage and film actor of the silent era.


Connelly had a Broadway theater career going back to the Victorian era. His Broadway credits include The Wild Duck (1918), The Great Adventure (1913), A Good Little Devil (1913), The Dollar Princess (1909), Twiddle-Twaddle (1906), Bird Center (1904), Babette (1903), and The Belle of New York (1900).[1]

Connelly appeared in 69 films between 1914 and 1929. His last film was The Desert Law.[2]

He was born in New York, New York and died of influenza[3] in Hollywood, California. He was survived by his wife.[2]

Selected filmography[edit]

Amy Veness, Alla Nazimova and Connelly in the original Broadway production of Ibsen's The Wild Duck (1918)


  1. ^ "Edward J. Connelly". Internet Broadway Database. The Broadway League. Archived from the original on March 31, 2018. Retrieved March 31, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "(untitled brief)". The Montana Standard. Montana, Butte. December 23, 1928. p. 37. Retrieved March 30, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ "Edward Connelly Gone". Tampa Bay Times. Florida, St. Petersburg. December 30, 1928. p. 20. Retrieved March 30, 2018 – via Newspapers.com. open access

External links[edit]

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